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Employer Spotlight: TouchBistro

Career Services
Apr. 19 2018
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Posted by
Carmen Tsang

TouchBistro is no stranger to Lighthouse Labs, having hired 5 graduates to their team! Read our interview with Derek Harasen, Development Manager at TouchBistro, to see what an employer is looking for when hiring bootcamp graduates.

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Coast to Coast Volunteer Opportunities for Canadian Developers

Community
Apr. 12 2018
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Posted by
Sarah Foot

From Victoria to Halifax, one of the most popular request from Lighthouse Labs alumni and developers is: “how do we give back to our community?”. As a developer, finding opportunities to volunteer and mentor may seem daunting. With so many meetups and hackathons, sometimes it seems like opportunities are all at once or not available at all. We hear you, and that’s why we have curated opportunities from coast to coast to get you out and about in the community!

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My Lighthouse Labs Project: Alex Hache - Nearhere

Students
Mar. 29 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

For his final bootcamp project, Alex worked on a web application called Nearhere, a travel assistant that changes recommendations based on someones lifestyle.

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The 21-Day Coding Challenge: Improve Your Coding Skills, Win Prizes!

Students
Mar. 22 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Do you want to make JavaScript coding a daily habit? You can do just that with our newly launched 21-Day Coding Challenge! As an added bonus, when you complete the challenge you will have an opportunity to win some exciting prizes, including the grand prize of a Macbook Pro.

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Announcing Code Create Teach: An introduction to computational thinking and coding in the classroom for K-12 educators

Community
Mar. 12 2018
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Posted by
Topaz Glazer

Lighthouse Labs is excited to announce our partnership with Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ) on the Code Create Teach project - a national campaign to support, inspire and encourage teachers to bring code into their classrooms.

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The OG Ladies of Tech

General
Mar. 08 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

March 8 is International Women’s Day which is the perfect opportunity to recognize all the fantastic women of the past who have influenced the world of tech.

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Why Lighthouse Labs Teaches Full-Stack Development

General
Mar. 06 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

One of the most common questions we get asked at Lighthouse Labs is “why teach full-stack development”? While other bootcamp programs focus on either front-end or back-end, we are steadfast in our commitment to teaching the concepts of both. We believe that a full-stack education provides the best foundation for Junior Developers to have long and rewarding careers no matter their specialization.

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Founder Spotlight: Lighthouse Labs Co-Founder Jeremy Shaki

General
Feb. 22 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

The team at SwitchUp recently sat down with Jeremy Shaki, the Co-Founder and Chief Talking Officer of Lighthouse Labs, to learn more about his views on coding bootcamps, the future of technology and the current coding career space.

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Teacher Feature: Roland Tecson

General
Feb. 14 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Roland is an iOS instructor at our Vancouver campus who has been doing some amazing work in the community.

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How To Learn To Code: A Comprehensive Guide

General
Feb. 09 2018
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

We all know that coding is a skill set in high demand. You may have read headlines on how coding is the next blue collar job and how people are upgrading their skills to stay ahead of the curve. You get it, you’re convinced — you want to learn to code. Now what?

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One Year After Bootcamp: Scott Domes

Students
Jan. 12 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Over a year after Bootcamp, Scott is now a Software Engineer at Indeed and an active part of the coding community.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Erin Luu

Students
Dec. 21 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

The iOS Development Bootcamp in Toronto allowed Erin to transition from being a Web Developer and Graphic Designer to an iOS Developer. Read on to learn more about her experience!

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CSS Cheat Sheet

General
Dec. 18 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Check out our CSS cheat sheet for tips and hints to help you beautify your site

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HTML Cheat Sheet

General
Dec. 18 2017
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Posted by
Andrew Tsang

Check out our HTML cheat sheet for tips on how to use HTML more efficiently.

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Swift Cheat Sheet

General
Dec. 18 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Check out our Swift cheat sheet for tips on how to use it to get the most out of your iOS app.

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